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Allan Bowie MAGRUDER

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Democratic Republican

MAGRUDER, Allan Bowie, a Senator from Louisiana; born in Kentucky in 1775; attended the common schools; pursued an academic course; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1796 and practiced in Lexington, Ky.; moved to Louisiana and practiced his profession; member, State house of representatives; elected as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate and served from September 3, 1812, to March 3, 1813; resumed the practice of law; died in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, La., April 16, 1822.


Magruder, Allan Bowie. Political, Commercial and Moral Reflections, on the Late Cession of Louisiana, to the United States. Lexington, Kentucky: Daniel Bradford, 1803.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present